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Pentatonix – The Sound Of Silence / Come Along / Waving Through A Window / Shallow / Can You Feel The Love Tonight (Single)

RCA Records

Release Date: February 15th 2019 / March 22nd 2019 / May 22nd 2019 / May 31st 2019 / July 19th 2019

Reviewed by: Joshua Andre

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MOMENTOUS MONDAYS: INFLUENTIAL ARTISTS OF ALL TIME – WEEK 20: KELLY CLARKSON

Singing competitions are all the rage nowadays. You have The Voice, originating from Holland and spawning a lot of franchises around the world, a format where contestants are voted in initially solely on their voice, rather than any other appearance or mannerisms. The Got Talent franchise was founded in Britain by legendary judge and world-renowned name Simon Cowell, and though not necessarily a ‘singing competition’ per se, but rather, having individuals and groups compete against each other with their own unique ‘talent’- be it singing or anything else; musicians are nevertheless discovered every now and again on this lesser known competition platform. The X Factor, again originating from Britain, also features Simon Cowell as the founder of the show, and instead of focusing a lot on the voice of the artist as with the criteria of the singing show The Voice, The X Factor allows people to listen to singers on the criteria of something they could hope to bring to listeners that is way different from anything else in the market. Sure, I reckon all these singing competitions are great. Yet for me, I’ve felt that I don’t necessarily see much long term value there is, for anyone who places their sole purpose and identity in these shows as a means to be famous or earn a lot of money. Because frankly, only a tiny proportion of artists that succeed in shows like this, tend to go on to bigger and greater things in the industry.

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Naomi Scott; Evynne Hollens; Halocene; Peter Hollens – Speechless (Single)

Walt Disney Records / Independent

Release Date: May 22nd 2019 (Naomi Scott) / June 7th 2019 (Evynne Hollens) / June 8th 2019 (Halocene) / July 5th 2019 (Peter Hollens)

Reviewed by: Joshua Andre

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